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Author: Ira R Abrams; Kate Porter; Coast Community College District.; KOCE-TV (Television station : Huntington Beach, Calif.); et al
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service, 1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ira R Abrams; Kate Porter; Coast Community College District.; KOCE-TV (Television station : Huntington Beach, Calif.); et al
OCLC Number: 31897576
Credits: Creative consultant, Arthur Barron ; instructional designers, Leslie Purdy, Valerie Lee ; script editors, Anne Robinson Taylor, Mari Womack ; telecourse editor, Jonathan Pontell ; title theme, George Gross ; academic advisor, Joseph H. Sasser.
Performer(s): Kate Porter.
Event notes: Recorded off-satellite on Jan. 12, 1995 from PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service.
Description: 26 videocassettes (ca. 30 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: 1. The nature of anthropology --
2. The nature of culture --
3. How cultures are studied --
4. Language and communication --
5. Psychological anthropology --
6. Alejandro Mamani: a case study in psychological anthropology --
7. Patterns of subsistence: food foragers and pastoralists --
8. Patterns of subsistence: food foragers --
9. Economic anthropology --
10. The Highland Maya: a case study in economic anthropology --
11. Sex and marriage --
12. Family and household --
13. The Yucatec Maya: a case study in marriage and the family --
14. Kinship and descent, part I. --
15. Kinship and descent, part II. --
16. Age, common interest, and stratification --
17. The Aymara: a case study in social stratification --
18. Political organization --
19. Social control --
20. Religion and magic --
21. The Asmat of New Guinea: a case study in religion and magic --
22. The arts --
23. New Orleans Black Indians: a case study in the arts --
24. Culture change --
25. Cricket and Trobriand Way: a case study in culture change --
26. The future of humanity.
Responsibility: produced by the Coast Community College District in cooperation with Harcourt, Brace College Publishers ... [et al.] ; presented by KOCE-TV ; producers, Ira R. Abrams, John Bishop.

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Outstanding and Brilliant.

by Sandpiper (WorldCat user published 2012-08-29) Excellent Permalink

I Had the sheriff joy of watching this on PBS in New York at it's original airing. Comprehensive and engaging, this recourse was aired for public access and compelled many to sail on New horizons on the beautiful sea of humanity. Understanding such varied cultures and their dynamic impact on individuals...
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